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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Slurry Oil

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release

Barge - Kirby 27720
Cause: Inspector failed to bring a rope to inspect samples. A rope broke while sample bottles were being hoisted to the deck of the dock from a barge. Bottles spilled into river.

Followup: No

Notes: Floating boom placed on river to recover material. Absorbent pads used to clean material on deck. CRLLC will modify inspector material requirements to include all materials needed to transport samples.
11.0 pounds